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Christian Einfeldt

Welcome to the The Digital Tipping Point (DTP) collection. The DTP crew describes their project as a Point-of-View (POV) documentary film about the rapidly growing global shift to open source software, and the effects that massive wave of technological change will have on literacy, art, and culture around the world.



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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This series of segments features me, Christian Einfeldt, giving a keynote presentation to the OpenOffice.org Conference in Berlin in 2004. I really hesitate to put this footage up on the Archive for several reasons. First, arrogance is the kiss of death to a free open source project, and I am reluctant to do anything that makes it look as if this film or this segment is about me, which it's...
Topics: Christian Einfeldt, Einfeldt, Christian, Einfeldt's Berlin Presentation OpenOffice.org Conference...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This series of 2 segments features Lindependence 2008 volunteer David Eisenberg. David tells us that he is a professor at Evergreen Valley College, near Felton California, where he teaches computer science. David starts out by giving us a summary of what Lindependence is all about. He says that about 20 people showed up to get information about Linux and Free Open Source Software. He only...
Topics: David Eisenberg, Eisenberg, David, Felton, California, Lindependence 2008, Felton Farmers Market...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This series of segments features me, Christian Einfeldt, giving a keynote presentation to the OpenOffice.org Conference in Berlin in 2004. I really hesitate to put this footage up on the Archive for several reasons. First, arrogance is the kiss of death to a free open source project, and I am reluctant to do anything that makes it look as if this film or this segment is about me, which it's...
Topics: Christian Einfeldt, Einfeldt, Christian, Einfeldt's Berlin Presentation OpenOffice.org Conference...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Kendall Dawson is the Community Liaison for Linspire, which produces a polished GNU Linux distro. Kendall embodies the quality that makes Linspire such a cool GNU Linux distro: it's commitment to the end user. I know from having spent a lot of time with Kendall on the Linspire forum and in emails that he works long hard hours to help end users feel comfortable and at home with their GNU...
Topics: Kendall Dawson, Dawson, Kendall, Linspire, San Diego, California, Lindows
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Steve Weber, Ph.D., is a professor of Political Science at UC Berkeley, where he is the Director of the Institute of International Studies. He is also the author of the book, "The Success of Open Source." But for the purposes of the Digital Tipping Point film and library, he is the thinker who came up with one of the key concepts upon which the DTP is based: the idea of...
Topics: Steve Weber, Weber, Steve, Success of Open Source, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, California, California
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. In this particular segment, Jean Francois finishes his sentence from the previous snip, which he ends by saying that 45% of MandrakeSoft's revenues (at that time) were from North America. Here, he says that 20% of revenues came from France; 20% from the rest of Europe; and 15% from the rest of the world. He says that it is important for proprietary software to co-habitate with open souce...
Topics: Mandrake, MandrakeSoft, Mandriva, Boncilhon, Jean Francois, Jean Francois Boncilhon, Linux,...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This particular series of video segments features the very entertaining Caitlin Hill. Caitlin is included in the Digital Tipping Point Video Collection because she personifies the digital tipping point in a number of ways. First, she has used Free Open Source Software (GNU Linux) to create an internationally acclaimed video persona called "TheHill88"; and yet she didn't even...
Topics: Caitlin Hill, Hill, Caitlin, TheHill88, Hollywood, on-line vide, YouTube, DIY, Australia,...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This particular series of segments features Michael Shaw, a community reporter for Assignment Zero. Assigment Zero is classic example of what tech journalist Dan Gillmor has called "Distributed Journalism" in his ground-breaking book, We the Media . One of the basic ideas of our film is that Free Open Source Software is so big, and so influential, that it will change the way that...
Topics: Michael Shaw, Shaw, Michael, Dan Gillmor, Gillmor, Dan, Distributed Journalism, We the Media,...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Alexandro Colorado is a very fascinating person. He is a Mexican national who is worked energetically all over the world to speed up the spread of free open source software. He is the co-founder of the hugely successful XpoLinux conference in Mexico, and he is a longtime lead of the massive Spanish-language project for OpenOffice.org. At the time of this interview, he was working on...
Topics: Alexandro Colorado, Colorado, Alexandro, open source evangelists, Mexico, Latin America,...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This segment features Nat Friedman, one of the visionary co-founders of the open source company, Ximian, along with Miguel de Icaza. Nat Friedman stands out among developers in the free open source software community for brilliance both in code writing and in business judgment. The DTP will be many, many films created by the global open source video community about how open source is...
Topics: Nat Friedman, Friedman, Nat, Ximian, Novell
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This particular series of video segments features the very entertaining Caitlin Hill. Caitlin is included in the Digital Tipping Point Video Collection because she personifies the digital tipping point in a number of ways. First, she has used Free Open Source Software (GNU Linux) to create an internationally acclaimed video persona called "TheHill88"; and yet she didn't even...
Topics: Caitlin Hill, Hill, Caitlin, TheHill88, Hollywood, on-line vide, YouTube, DIY, Australia,...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This series of segments features Colin Angle, CEO of iRobot. Colin co-founded iRobot along with Helen Greiner and Dr. Rodney Brooks. In additon to his work at iRobot, Colin designed the behavior-controlled rovers for NASA that led to the Sojourner exploring Mars in 1997. The iRobot company is probably best well-known at this point in May, 2007, for building the cute round little Roomba...
Topics: Colin Angle, Angle, Colin, iRobot Corporation, iRobot PackBot, Free Open Source Software robotics,...
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! This series of 11 interview segments features John William Templeton, a widely published historian, journalist, and business commentator. John is president and executive editor of eAccess Corp. in San Francisco. As editor of the San Jose Business Journal, he helped...
Topics: John William Templeton, Templeton, John William, Office of Management and Budget, US, Open...
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! In this series of 18 interview segments, Sun Microsystems Senior Engineering Director Joerg Heilig talks about OpenOffice.org, a project that he was responsible for within Sun. He talks about the economic motivation for Sun to sponsor OpenOffice.org; OpenOffice.org's...
Topics: Joerg Heilig, Heilig, Joerg, Sun Microsystems, OpenOffice.org, Star Office, Localization Of Open...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This series of segments features me, Christian Einfeldt, giving a keynote presentation to the OpenOffice.org Conference in Berlin in 2004. I really hesitate to put this footage up on the Archive for several reasons. First, arrogance is the kiss of death to a free open source project, and I am reluctant to do anything that makes it look as if this film or this segment is about me, which it's...
Topics: Christian Einfeldt, Einfeldt, Christian, Einfeldt's Berlin Presentation OpenOffice.org Conference...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This particular segment features Lena Zuniga, a Program Officer for Bellanet International, a group which coordinates development with telecommunications in the developing world, from their base in Costa Rica. Lena's focus is Latin America and the Caribbean. In this snip, Lena says that free open source software is attractive to developing countries in Latin America and the Caribbean for...
Topics: Lena Zuniga, Zuniga, Lena, Bellanet, Latin America, North America, economic development, developing...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This particular series of video segments features the very entertaining Caitlin Hill. Caitlin is included in the Digital Tipping Point Video Collection because she personifies the digital tipping point in a number of ways. First, she has used Free Open Source Software (GNU Linux) to create an internationally acclaimed video persona called "TheHill88"; and yet she didn't even...
Topics: Caitlin Hill, Hill, Caitlin, TheHill88, Hollywood, on-line vide, YouTube, DIY, Australia,...
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This segment features Dr. Hoang Le Minh, who serves as the Deputy General Director of the Department of Science and Technology for Ho Chi Minh City, formerly known as Saigon, a city of more than 9 million people. Dr. Hoang also serves as a member of the Steering Committee for Free Open Source Software in the Ministry of Science and Technology for all of Vietnam. In this particular segment,...
Topics: Le Minh Hoang, Hoang, Le Minh, Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City, Saigon
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This particular series of segments features Michael Shaw, a community reporter for Assignment Zero. Assigment Zero is classic example of what tech journalist Dan Gillmor has called "Distributed Journalism" in his ground-breaking book, We the Media . One of the basic ideas of our film is that Free Open Source Software is so big, and so influential, that it will change the way that...
Topics: Michael Shaw, Shaw, Michael, Dan Gillmor, Gillmor, Dan, Distributed Journalism, We the Media,...
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Thanks to Ted Nebus for doing the initial rough editing of this footage! This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive.This series of interviews segments features Wilken Sanches, an administrator for the e-government initiative in Sao Paulo, Brazil. At the time of this interview, Wilken was one of the persons responsible for coordinating the efforts of numerous volunteers and staffers working to create and maintain the telecenters of Sao...
Topics: Wilken David Sanches, Sanches, Wilken David, Telecenters And Open Source, Free Software And Free...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This particular series of video segments features the very entertaining Caitlin Hill. Caitlin is included in the Digital Tipping Point Video Collection because she personifies the digital tipping point in a number of ways. First, she has used Free Open Source Software (GNU Linux) to create an internationally acclaimed video persona called "TheHill88"; and yet she didn't even...
Topics: Caitlin Hill, Hill, Caitlin, TheHill88, Hollywood, on-line vide, YouTube, DIY, Australia,...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This particular segment features Margaret Aranyosi discussing her work in bringing computer technology to under-developed communities in Africa. They support Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) with the tools that those NGOs need to support their constituencies. For example, they supported a woman's organization that provides small, short-term loans to local business women. The computers...
Topics: Aranyosi, Margaret, Margaret Aranyosi, KITE, Inc., Africa, customers too small for market leader,...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. In this particular segment, Maria gives an example of an open source project that desktop users might be familiar with: OpenOffice.org, which she calls a drop-in replacement for Microsoft Word and Excel. Maria also addresses one of Microsoft's questionable criticisms of Linux: that Microsoft solutions are actually less expensive than Linux. How could Windows, which costs several hundred US...
Topics: Maria Winslow, Winslow, Maria, TCO of open source software, Cost of open source software, Microsoff...
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PROTECT YOUR EARS! LOUD AUDIO! DO NOT USE HEADPHONES TO LISTEN TO THIS VIDEO! Please be aware that this video is raw rough-edited video. There are a several spots where a loud noise occurs near the mic, and it could hurt your ears. Protect your ears accordingly, please. This video is intended for remixing and will require audio and video enhancement. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for shooting this footage, and adding some transitions to it. This is one of many short...
Topics: Jim Hogg, Hogg, Jim, Austin, Texas, Texas, Children and Open Source, Schools and Open Source,...
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! In this series of 18 interview segments, Sun Microsystems Senior Engineering Director Joerg Heilig talks about OpenOffice.org, a project that he was responsible for within Sun. He talks about the economic motivation for Sun to sponsor OpenOffice.org; OpenOffice.org's...
Topics: Joerg Heilig, Heilig, Joerg, Sun Microsystems, OpenOffice.org, Star Office, Open Standards,...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This series of segments featuers Dwayne Bailey, who is the Founder and Managing Director of Translate.org.za, a non-profit organisation focused on the localisation, or translation, of Open Source software into South Africa's 11 official languages. Dwayne is also a long time community leader in the OpenOffice.org community. If you would like this interview and would like to help out, please...
Topics: Dwayne Bailey, Bailey, Dwayne, Translate.org.za, OpenOffice.org, localization of open source...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This interview features Ricardo Mireles, founder of Academia Avance, a public charter school in Los Angeles. Ricardo spends most of his interview explaining that computer techonology is a process, not just a product, and that in most of the places where Free Open Source Software is gaining popularity, it is winning because it allows the users to control that process. As an example, he cites...
Topics: Ricardo Mireles, Mireles, Ricardo, Free Software And Free Culture, Digital Tipping Point To Happen...
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This series of segments features William W. Fischer, a professor of intellectual property law at Harvard. In these segments, Professor Fischer's theme is that distribution institutions are key to Free Culture. His two main points are whether musicians (and other artists) should be paid, and if so, how? He says that regarding recorded music as advertising for concerts is not a sufficient...
Topics: William Fischer, Fischer, William, Creative Commons, Free Culture, Culture of Sharing, Business...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This series of segments features me, Christian Einfeldt, giving a keynote presentation to the OpenOffice.org Conference in Berlin in 2004. I really hesitate to put this footage up on the Archive for several reasons. First, arrogance is the kiss of death to a free open source project, and I am reluctant to do anything that makes it look as if this film or this segment is about me, which it's...
Topics: Christian Einfeldt, Einfeldt, Christian, Einfeldt's Berlin Presentation OpenOffice.org Conference...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Alexandro Colorado is a very fascinating person. He is a Mexican national who is worked energetically all over the world to speed up the spread of free open source software. He is the co-founder of the hugely successful XpoLinux conference in Mexico, and he is a longtime lead of the massive Spanish-language project for OpenOffice.org. At the time of this interview, he was working on...
Topics: Alexandro Colorado, Colorado, Alexandro, open source evangelists, Mexico, Latin America,...
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! In this series of 18 interview segments, Sun Microsystems Senior Engineering Director Joerg Heilig talks about OpenOffice.org, a project that he was responsible for within Sun. He talks about the economic motivation for Sun to sponsor OpenOffice.org; OpenOffice.org's...
Topics: Joerg Heilig, Heilig, Joerg, Sun Microsystems, OpenOffice.org, Star Office, Sophie Gautier,...
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! In this series of 15 interview segments, software engineer Natasha Humphries tells the remarkable story of losing her job as a software engineer to colleagues in Bangalore, India. Natasha, a Stanford grad who has worked for 10 years as a software engineer, was...
Topics: Natasha Humphries, Humphries, Natasha, Palm One, India, Jobs lost to globalization, Globalization,...
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This series of segments features William Li Wan, who was born Wan Li. He is a manager of the Sun China Engineering Institute in China. At the time of this interview, he was managing a team of 250 engineers, many of whom were focused on the StarOffice / OpenOffice.org code base. If you like this interview, and would like to help out, please feel free to type up a short description of this...
Topics: William Li Wan, Wan, William Li, Sun Microsystems Sun China Engineering Institute, Star
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This particular series of video segments features the very entertaining Caitlin Hill. Caitlin is included in the Digital Tipping Point Video Collection because she personifies the digital tipping point in a number of ways. First, she has used Free Open Source Software (GNU Linux) to create an internationally acclaimed video persona called "TheHill88"; and yet she didn't even...
Topics: Caitlin Hill, Hill, Caitlin, TheHill88, Hollywood, on-line vide, YouTube, DIY, Australia,...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This series of segments featuers Dwayne Bailey, who is the Founder and Managing Director of Translate.org.za, a non-profit organisation focused on the localisation, or translation, of Open Source software into South Africa's 11 official languages. Dwayne is also a long time community leader in the OpenOffice.org community. If you would like this interview and would like to help out, please...
Topics: Dwayne Bailey, Bailey, Dwayne, Translate.org.za, OpenOffice.org, localization of open source...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. We are very proud to exhibit this segment of our interview with Richard Stallman, the man who first articulated the power of sharing free software. Images and audio of Richard Stallman are released under a verbatim-copying-only license which reads as follows: "Verbatim copying and distribution of this entire work is permitted in any medium without royalty provided this notice is...
Topics: Richard Stallman, Stallman, Richard, RMS, DIY becoming more commonplace, car with the hood welded...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. We are very proud to exhibit this segment of our interview with Richard Stallman, the visionary who first articulated the significance of the power of sharing free software. Images and audio of Richard Stallman are released under a verbatim-copying-only license which reads as follows: "Verbatim copying and distribution of this entire work is permitted in any medium without royalty...
Topics: Richard Stallman, Stallman, Richard, RMS, free software like lunch recipies, Stallman on...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. We are very proud to exhibit this segment of our interview with Richard Stallman, the man who first articulated the power of sharing free software. Verbatim copying and distribution of this entire article are permitted worldwide without royalty in any medium provided this notice is preserved. Excerpts consisting of any number of complete sentences may be used on the same terms. This segment...
Topics: Richard Stallman, Stallman, Richard, RMS, the Stallman notebook incident, differences between free...
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This series of segments features William Li Wan, who was born Wan Li. He is a manager of the Sun China Engineering Institute in China. At the time of this interview, he was managing a team of 250 engineers, many of whom were focused on the StarOffice / OpenOffice.org code base. If you like this interview, and would like to help out, please feel free to type up a short description of this...
Topics: William Li Wan, Wan, William Li, Sun Microsystems Sun China Engineering Institute, Star
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This series of segments features me, Christian Einfeldt, giving a keynote presentation to the OpenOffice.org Conference in Berlin in 2004. I really hesitate to put this footage up on the Archive for several reasons. First, arrogance is the kiss of death to a free open source project, and I am reluctant to do anything that makes it look as if this film or this segment is about me, which it's...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This particular series of video segments features Luis Casas Luengo, the Director of Fundecyt, a private foundation in the Spanish Region of Extremadura dedicated to funding Free Open Source Software ventures and projects. The DTP will be many, many films created by the global open source video community about how open source is changing their lives. We, the DTP crew, are submitting this...
Topics: Luis Casas Luengo, Casas Luengo, Luis, Extremadura, Spain, Badajoz, Fundecyt, sustainability of...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This particular series of segments features Michael Shaw, a community reporter for Assignment Zero. Assigment Zero is classic example of what tech journalist Dan Gillmor has called "Distributed Journalism" in his ground-breaking book, We the Media . One of the basic ideas of our film is that Free Open Source Software is so big, and so influential, that it will change the way that...
Topics: Michael Shaw, Shaw, Michael, Dan Gillmor, Gillmor, Dan, Distributed Journalism, We the Media,...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. In this particular segment, Maria gives an example of a GNU/Linux deployment that is less expensive than the Windows equivalent: web servers. She talks about a study that found that it takes only one administrator for every 44 Linux web servers, but the equivalent Microsoft product required 1 administrator for every 10 servers. She then goes on to give the beginning of a brief history of...
Topics: Maria Winslow, Winslow, Maria, TCO of open source software, Cost of open source software, Microsoft...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This particular series of video segments features the very entertaining Caitlin Hill. Caitlin is included in the Digital Tipping Point Video Collection because she personifies the digital tipping point in a number of ways. First, she has used Free Open Source Software (GNU Linux) to create an internationally acclaimed video persona called "TheHill88"; and yet she didn't even...
Topics: Caitlin Hill, Hill, Caitlin, TheHill88, Hollywood, on-line vide, YouTube, DIY, Australia,...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. We are very proud to exhibit this segment of our interview with Richard Stallman, the man who first articulated the power of sharing free software. Verbatim copying and distribution of this entire article are permitted worldwide without royalty in any medium provided this notice is preserved. Excerpts consisting of any number of complete sentences may be used on the same terms. In this...
Topics: Richard Stallman, Stallman, Richard, RMS, software patents, software patents in Europe, your loss,...
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! This series of interview segments features Claudio Menezes, Senior Programme Officer, UNESCO Communication and Information Sector. United Nations Educational,...
Topics: laudio Menezes, Menezes, Claudio, UNESCO, Porto Alegre, FISL Con 5, Porto Alegre, Brazil, Brazil,...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Alexandro Colorado is a very fascinating person. He is a Mexican national who is worked energetically all over the world to speed up the spread of free open source software. He is the co-founder of the hugely successful XpoLinux conference in Mexico, and he is a longtime lead of the massive Spanish-language project for OpenOffice.org. At the time of this interview, he was working on...
Topics: Alexandro Colorado, Colorado, Alexandro, open source evangelists, Mexico, Latin America,...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This series of two segments features Clyde Vaughn, a retired minister who lives in Aptos, California. We interviewed Clyde because he is a Mac and Windows user, and was just being introduced to GNU Linux and Free Open Source Software at the time of this interview. We wanted to see why he chose the computers he used, and what his impressions he had of GNU Linux and Free Open Source Software....
Topics: Clyde Vaughn, Vaugh, Clyde, retired minister, KIPP San Francisco Bay Academy, male, caucasian,...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This series of two video segments features Jin Sato, a research scientist with the Advanced Industrial Science and Technology Institute of Japan. It has been said of Jin, and rightly so, that you can't help but smile after being in Jin's presence for only 5 minutes. So check yourself, because I bet that within three minutes of watching Jin's video, you too will be smiling. It's just...
Topics: Jin Sato, Sato, Jin, Business Models For Open Source, Robotics, humanoid robots, humanity of...
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive.Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! In this series of 18 interview segments, Sun Microsystems Senior Engineering Director Joerg Heilig talks about OpenOffice.org, a project that he was responsible for within Sun. He talks about the economic motivation for Sun to sponsor OpenOffice.org; OpenOffice.org's...
Topics: Joerg Heilig, Heilig, Joerg, Sun Microsystems, OpenOffice.org, Star Office, Digital Tipping Point...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. In this particular segment, Jean Francois makes a loose comparison between auto makers and Linux software distributions. He says that in both cases, the companies really are assembling parts made elsewhere. He notes that although MandrakeSoft's value-add to the distribution is small, so are their costs and their profits. He says that there is "social justice" in this arrangement....
Topics: Mandrake, MandrakeSoft, Mandriva, Boncilhon, Jean Francois, Jean Francois Boncilhon, Linux distros...
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CAUTION! The audio in this video picks up slightly at 4:37, so protect your ears. This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This 6:49 minute segment features Ken Starks, one of the organizers of Lindependence 2008, talking with Arthur, a new user who is interested in trying out GNU-Linux. The purpose of this video is to support a DTP story about Lindependence 2008, which is an event planned by Larry Cafiero and Ken Starks (aka...
Topics: Ken Starks, Starks, Ken, Felton, California, Lindependence 2008, Retail Free Open Source Activism,...
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive.Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! In this series of 18 interview segments, Sun Microsystems Senior Engineering Director Joerg Heilig talks about OpenOffice.org, a project that he was responsible for within Sun. He talks about the economic motivation for Sun to sponsor OpenOffice.org; OpenOffice.org's...
Topics: Joerg Heilig, Heilig, Joerg, Sun Microsystems, OpenOffice.org, Star Office, Digital Tipping Point...
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! In this series of 15 interview segments, software engineer Natasha Humphries tells the remarkable story of losing her job as a software engineer to colleagues in Bangalore, India. Natasha, a Stanford grad who has worked for 10 years as a software engineer, was...
Topics: Natasha Humphries, Humphries, Natasha, Palm One, India, Jobs lost to globalization, Globalization,...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This particular series of video segments features the very entertaining Caitlin Hill. Caitlin is included in the Digital Tipping Point Video Collection because she personifies the digital tipping point in a number of ways. First, she has used Free Open Source Software (GNU Linux) to create an internationally acclaimed video persona called "TheHill88"; and yet she didn't even...
Topics: Caitlin Hill, Hill, Caitlin, TheHill88, Hollywood, on-line vide, YouTube, DIY, Australia,...
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This series of segments features William W. Fischer, a professor of intellectual property law at Harvard. In these segments, Professor Fischer's theme is that distribution institutions are key to Free Culture. His two main points are whether musicians (and other artists) should be paid, and if so, how? He says that regarding recorded music as advertising for concerts is not a sufficient...
Topics: William Fischer, Fischer, William, Creative Commons, Free Culture, Culture of Sharing, Business...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This particular series of video segments features the very entertaining Caitlin Hill. Caitlin is included in the Digital Tipping Point Video Collection because she personifies the digital tipping point in a number of ways. First, she has used Free Open Source Software (GNU Linux) to create an internationally acclaimed video persona called "TheHill88"; and yet she didn't even...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This particular series of video segments features the very entertaining Caitlin Hill. Caitlin is included in the Digital Tipping Point Video Collection because she personifies the digital tipping point in a number of ways. First, she has used Free Open Source Software (GNU Linux) to create an internationally acclaimed video persona called "TheHill88"; and yet she didn't even...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Alexandro Colorado is a very fascinating person. He is a Mexican national who is worked energetically all over the world to speed up the spread of free open source software. He is the co-founder of the hugely successful XpoLinux conference in Mexico, and he is a longtime lead of the massive Spanish-language project for OpenOffice.org. At the time of this interview, he was working on...
Topics: Alexandro Colorado, Colorado, Alexandro, open source evangelists, Mexico, Latin America,...
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PROTECT YOUR EARS! LOUD AUDIO! DO NOT USE HEADPHONES TO LISTEN TO THIS VIDEO! Please be aware that this video is raw rough-edited video. There are a several spots where a loud noise occurs near the mic, and it could hurt your ears. Protect your ears accordingly, please. This video is intended for remixing and will require audio and video enhancement. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for shooting this footage, and adding some transitions to it. . This is one of many short...
Topics: Jim Hogg, Hogg, Jim, Austin, Texas, Texas, Children and Open Source, Schools and Open Source,...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This series of segments featuers Dwayne Bailey, who is the Founder and Managing Director of Translate.org.za, a non-profit organisation focused on the localisation, or translation, of Open Source software into South Africa's 11 official languages. Dwayne is also a long time community leader in the OpenOffice.org community. If you would like this interview and would like to help out, please...
Topics: Dwayne Bailey, Bailey, Dwayne, Translate.org.za, OpenOffice.org, localization of open source...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This series of segments features me, Christian Einfeldt, giving a keynote presentation to the OpenOffice.org Conference in Berlin in 2004. I really hesitate to put this footage up on the Archive for several reasons. First, arrogance is the kiss of death to a free open source project, and I am reluctant to do anything that makes it look as if this film or this segment is about me, which it's...
Topics: Christian Einfeldt, Einfeldt, Christian, Einfeldt's Berlin Presentation OpenOffice.org Conference...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This particular series of segments features Michael Shaw, a community reporter for Assignment Zero. Assigment Zero is classic example of what tech journalist Dan Gillmor has called "Distributed Journalism" in his ground-breaking book, We the Media . One of the basic ideas of our film is that Free Open Source Software is so big, and so influential, that it will change the way that...
Topics: Michael Shaw, Shaw, Michael, Dan Gillmor, Gillmor, Dan, Distributed Journalism, We the Media,...
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Samuel Clemens came back from the dead, and his name is now Doc Searls. This series of interviews features Doc Searls, who most certainly will be remembered as the creative journalistic wit of the Free Open Source Software movement. Like Samuel Clemmens before him, Doc Searls is a journalist with a piercing wit and insight into the fundamental nature of things. Doc even looks somewhat like...
Topics: Doc Searls, Searls, Doc, Clue Train Manifesto, Linux Journal, San Diego, Desktop Linux Summit
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. In this particular segment, Nelson picks up mid-sentence from his previous segment. He then continuess on to discuss why it is that it is important to have open source code for voting machines. He tells the story of how the Internet community found key mistakes in Diebold's voting machines. Diebold was using decertified software in one state's elections. That fact was not discovered until...
Topics: Nelson Pavlosky, Pavlosky, Diebold, 2000 US presidential election, California Recall of Governor...
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! In this series of 18 interview segments, Sun Microsystems Senior Engineering Director Joerg Heilig talks about OpenOffice.org, a project that he was responsible for within Sun. He talks about the economic motivation for Sun to sponsor OpenOffice.org; OpenOffice.org's...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This interview features Enric Teller, a software developer for Adap.tv in San Mateo, California. Enric explains why a highly skilled guy like him would stop by CitizenSpace on a rainy afternoon in San Francisco to assemble chairs -- to get out of the house and have fun with CitizenSpace residents. CitizenSpace is a collaboration space located at 425 2nd Street in San Francisco. It is an open...
Topics: Enric Teller, Teller, Enric, Adap.tv, CitizenSpace, CitzenAgency, San Francisco, California
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! This series of interview segments features anthropologist Gabriella Coleman. You might think that anthropologist are only useful for studying bones of old, forgotten cultures, but you would be wrong. As this series of 10 interview segments shows, we can learn a lot about...
Topics: Gabriella Coleman, Coleman, Gabriella, FISL Con 5, Porto Alegre, Brazil, Brazil
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! In this series of 18 interview segments, Sun Microsystems Senior Engineering Director Joerg Heilig talks about OpenOffice.org, a project that he was responsible for within Sun. He talks about the economic motivation for Sun to sponsor OpenOffice.org; OpenOffice.org's...
Topics: Joerg Heilig, Heilig, Joerg, Sun Microsystems, OpenOffice.org, Star Office, Sophie Gautier,...
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This series of segments features interviews with Francisco Antonio Paco Huertas Mendez, the Director of the Center for New Initiatives of the Regional Government of Extremadura, Spain. Extremadura has historically been one of the less wealthy of the 17 semi-autonomous Regions of Spain, due to the fact that it is landlocked, relatively arid, has rocky soil, and is not rich in minerals. But...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This particular segment features Mandriva CEO Jean Francois Boncilhon introducing himself and givng a brief history of Mandriva, which was called MandrakeSoft at the time tha this interview was conducted in 2004. This first snip of Jean Francois also includes a little bit about where the revenues of MandrakeSoft were coming at the time of the interview. tape id =...
Topics: Mandriva, Mandrake, MandrakeSoft, Boncilhon, Jean Francois, Jean Francois Boncilhon, Linux,...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This series of segments features me, Christian Einfeldt, giving a keynote presentation to the OpenOffice.org Conference in Berlin in 2004. I really hesitate to put this footage up on the Archive for several reasons. First, arrogance is the kiss of death to a free open source project, and I am reluctant to do anything that makes it look as if this film or this segment is about me, which it's...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This particular series of video segments features the very entertaining Caitlin Hill. Caitlin is included in the Digital Tipping Point Video Collection because she personifies the digital tipping point in a number of ways. First, she has used Free Open Source Software (GNU Linux) to create an internationally acclaimed video persona called "TheHill88"; and yet she didn't even...
Topics: Caitlin Hill, Hill, Caitlin, TheHill88, Hollywood, on-line vide, YouTube, DIY, Australia,...
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! In this series of 18 interview segments, Sun Microsystems Senior Engineering Director Joerg Heilig talks about OpenOffice.org, a project that he was responsible for within Sun. He talks about the economic motivation for Sun to sponsor OpenOffice.org; OpenOffice.org's...
Topics: Joerg Heilig, Heilig, Joerg, Sun Microsystems, OpenOffice.org, Star Office, Open Standards,...
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive.Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! Microsoft is a fascinating company. Even its staunchest critics have respect for it the same way that they might respect the power of a massive hurricane. Microsoft is simply a force of nature. Which is part of the fascination of the Digital Tipping Point film, because we...
Topics: Victor Stone, Stone, Victor, Creative Commons, Music and Free Open Source Software, Creative...